DOCKET: DOCKET NUMBER OF APPEAL
Text: Case number assigned by the Clerk of Court upon docketing of the appeal. The standard format used by the U.S. courts of appeals is YYNNNN, a six-digit number with a two-digit year and a four digit serially assigned number beginning with 1001 and extending to 9999. This number has been converted to a 7 character format by inserting a 0 between the year and sequence number portions (that is, YYNNNN becomes YY0NNNN).
Location: 3-9 (width: 7; decimal: 0) ()
Variable Type: character
Source: This variable was taken from: Federal Court Cases: Integrated Data Base Appellate and Civil Pending Data, 2011.
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